AGILITY

Our classes are suitable for those just beginning in agility but also for those who want to consider competing in the future.

Whether you are looking for fun or for rosettes we have the class for you and your dog.

Beginners Agility

Who is this for? anyone looking to have fun with their dog!

 

What will you and your dog learn?  

  • Safely learn how to negotiate tunnels, jumps and our ¾ contact equipment

  • Learn the skills needed to successfully move onto full courses when ready (fun agility classes)

  • Discover key techniques involved in the sport of agility from competition trainers alongside theory demonstrations and course mapping

  • Teach your dog drive and focus through a structured program using a variety of training sequences

  • Look back with an evaluation at the end of each 8 weeks to see what is the next step forward for you and your dog

 

Class structure; – 4 dogs per class | £75 per dog | 8 week course | 55 minute class | Dogs must be over 10 months old. 

Fun Agility

Who is this for? for those moving on from beginners and those looking to do full courses on a weekly basis. Dogs must have a thorough understanding of all the training equipment to be eligible for this class. If you have not completed our beginners agility course above you must be able to demonstrate that your dog is capable of full courses in a 30minute 1-1 with one of our agility trainers.

 

What will you and your dog learn?

  • Continued development through different courses each week

  • Key techniques within each course – broken down to enable success

  • Development of handler course walking and problem solving ability

  • Tailored training and homework based on evaluations

 

Class structure; 4 dogs per class | £75 per dog | 8 week course | 55minute classes | Dogs must be over 10 months old. 

Foundation Agility

Who is this for? These classes are designed to meet the needs of those looking for competition based training; more time will be spent on technique and foundation work with competition in mind.

 

What will you and your dog learn?

  • Drive, focus and foundation skills needed for key techniques later on in your dog’s agility career

  • Everything from dealing with start line waits, handler focus and finding your dog’s motivation

  • Wing work and flatwork games

  • Basic handling cues, jumping sequences, as well as cues and handling maneuvers

  • Look back with an evaluation at the end of each 8 week course to see what they have learnt and put a plan in place for the next course

 

Class structure; 4 dogs per class | £75 per dog | 8 week course | 55minute classes | Dogs must be over 8 months old. 

Competition Agility

Who is this for? as it says on the tin, this class is all about the competition aspect of agility. Designed for those that have made sufficient progress through the foundation course, or can demonstrate their dog has the skills needed to join this course straight away. (competing at graded level)

 

What will you and your dog learn?

  • Advanced course techniques and handling styles

  • Testing courses designed to make you work harder for your dog

  • Evaluation on strengths and weaknesses and areas to improve  

Class structure; 4 dogs per class | £75 per dog | 8 week course | 55minute classes | Dogs must be over 10 months old. 

CONTACT US:

 

Unit 1 Bowes Court

Barrington Road

Bedlington

Northumberland

NE22 7DW

 

E : info@northumberlanddogtraining.com

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